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The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
This is My Story... Growing Up on the Farm
Price: Free! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Is My Story…Growing Up On The Farm takes place on the family farm where I was born in 1933 and covers the first ten years of my life. The idea for writing this book is to share this type of information with our children and grandchildren. I felt that some of our friends and relatives also might be interested in this book too.
The Family Swap: The Bizarrely True Story of Two Yankee Baseball Players Who Decided to Trade Families
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Despite the New York Yankees' storied history of abundant individual greatness and unrivaled team success, the 1972 squad was a pale imitation of the teams that had made the Bronx Bombers the most famous sports franchise in the world. The team was ready for change, and it came on January 3, 1973, when 42-year-old Cleveland-based businessman George Steinbrenner announced that he and a group of i
Hemingway In Paris: A Biography of Ernest Hemingway’s Formative Paris Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 20th century American literature, few individuals stand as tall as Ernest Hemingway. He singlehandedly defined Modernist fiction with his short, simple, declarative writing style. His years in Paris during the 1920s were his “apprenticeship,” when he made the transition from newspaper writer to bona fide fiction writer and from an unknown to a celebrity. He also rubbed elbows with some of th
A Highly Successful Partnership
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Towards the end of a very successful career in the engineering manufacturing industry, Mike Tanner joined forces with his wife Barbara.Now peacefully retired, having notched up nearly 60 years of happy marriage, Mike looks back and reflects that success and happiness are largely about attitude, and that what you achieve in life is up to you – and not what other people tell you may not be possible
Skid Marks
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The three stars lined up vertically and to the naked eye, looked like lights in a block of flats. The vertical celestial line up was directly above Coventry bus station and was an indication from the Lyra Constellation several light years away. This special line up was telling the people of the West Midlands (and England, probably the world) that the greatest bus driver was to start his training.
Get Up: The Life and Times of James Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of music in the United States of America is a long and colorful one. With so many different nationalities blending together to form a single nation they’ve all added their own musical traditions to the mix, and the results have been remarkable. Probably the biggest single contribution has come from the African-American community. Rhythms developed from traditional African music have evo
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
Paper Dragons
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Eye of Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The struggles of life can come out of nowhere. It sometimes seems like your pain is going to be a permanent fixture in your life. Then all of a sudden, the healing you need comes from a very unexpected source. This is a story of an eminent bond between a wild mustang and myself. After suffering a family loss that left me devastated, I found healing where I least expected it – in the Eye of Storm.
J.M.W. Turner: A Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
In 2005 the British Broadcasting Corporation sponsored a program to find the greatest painting in Britain. Any painting hanging in a British art gallery was eligible to become The Greatest Painting in Britain, whether it was created by an Englishman or not. After every work of art in the country was evaluated a short list of finalists by British, Italian, Dutch, Belgian and French artists was a
Seventh Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 106 ยท Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism
Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji was born on 16th of January 1630. He was the son of Baba Gurdita Ji and Mata Nihal Kaur Ji. He was the seventh Nanak, the seventh guru of the Sikhs.
Know Who You're Working With in Real Estate!: From tips on real estate to working as a team, the Oros sisters let you in on all they have learned from New York City.
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From personal stories to tips on real estate in NYC, learn how two sisters balance working, living, traveling and spending most of their time together. You will learn the basic information necessary to start the process of apartment hunt and understand the benefits of working together as a team with your real estate broker.
Jimi Hendrix: A Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
In the world of classic rock, there is one name that nearly everyone has heard: Jimi Hendrix. A genius on the electric guitar, Jimi Hendrix singlehandedly revolutionized the world of music with his talent, his attitude, and his personality. He inspired musicians and people not only in the United States, but also across the world. He was a star in the 1960s and the 1970s, rocking out on blues, j
Calendar
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Start January with resolutions, end December with candy. Over fifty poems explore the rhythms of the year and of life in nature, the garden, and the family.
Turing: The Tragic Life of Alan Turing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Hundreds of movies and thousands of books have been written about the heroes of World War II. For dozens of years, however, few people knew about one of the greatest heroes of the war—a mild-mannered, eccentric mathematician from the University of Cambridge. This man, an undeniable genius whose later life was plagued by controversy and tragedy, probably played a greater role in the eventual Alli
Seasons With Christ, My Journey From Different To Distinguished
Price: Free! Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Seasons with Christ is a personal story of finding acceptance and purpose in Jesus Christ. It shows that God’s love is never-ending, His grace is sufficient, and He has a perfect plan for you.
How to Measure Your Life in Men
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After her love life hits an all-time low, a college freshman slips into a dreadful slump of despair. But a semester abroad in Costa Rica enables her to put her worries aside. Eventually she decides to give romance another try and finds herself in a series of turbulent, weird and often hilarious relationships. Alternately funny, insightful and touching, Abby’s story is relatable and inspiring.